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Holding One Another: Mario Savio and the Freedom Struggle in Mississippi and Berkeley

Waldo Martin

in The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222212
eISBN:
9780520928619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222212.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the experiences of Mario Savio in the freedom struggle in Mississippi and Berkeley, California. It explains that Savio experienced violence because of his participation in the ... More


Pride and Pulchritude: Campus Pageant Politics, 1920–1980

Karen W. Tice

in Queens of Academe: Beauty Pageants and Campus Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842780
eISBN:
9780199933440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842780.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter begins with two in-depth case studies of a historically black university and a predominantly white university in the South from the 1920s through the 1980s, to examine generational and ... More


The National Afro-American League’s Founding and Law-Related Work, 1887–1895

Susan D. Carle

in Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This chapter examines the extant evidence concerning the National Afro-American League's test case litigation and state legislative reform efforts and explores the political and legal perspectives of ... More


The Dispute between the “Radicals” and the “Accommodationists” within the Afro-American Council: Reverdy Ransom and Booker T. Washington’s Contrasting Visions of Racial Justice, 1895–1902

Susan D. Carle

in Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

The disputes that took place within the National Afro-American Council exposed deep ideological fissures among the organization's central figures. These fault lines are examined by contrasting the ... More


The Legal and Political Vision of T. Thomas Fortune, Founder of the Afro-American League, 1880–1890

Susan D. Carle

in Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This chapter examines the sources of T. Thomas Fortune's vision for founding a long-term national organization to lead the struggle for racial justice on a wide range of fronts. It looks at the legal ... More


“Unity in Diversity”: The National Association of Colored Women’s

Susan D. Carle

in Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This chapter argues that the role of the National Association of Colored Women in early law-related civil rights activism should be reconceptualized to emphasize the importance of African American ... More


Civil Rights Postal Unionism (1963–1966)

Philip F. Rubio

in There's Always Work at the Post Office: African American Postal Workers and the Fight for Jobs, Justice, and Equality

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833421
eISBN:
9781469604053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895733_rubio.15
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes 1963 as a pivotal year for civil rights activism, and posits that the NAPE especially was deeply involved, fusing black labor and civic protest traditions. At their 1963 ... More


Post–World War II Mexican Americanism in Crystal City, Texas

Marc Simon Rodriguez

in The Tejano Diaspora: Mexican Americanism and Ethnic Politics in Texas and Wisconsin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834640
eISBN:
9781469603254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877661_rodriguez.6
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the fact that, for Mexican Americans throughout the Southwest, the post-World War II period witnessed increasing civil rights activism. Among the southwestern states, Texas ... More


The Deacons for Defense and Justice

Simon Wendt

in The Spirit and the Shotgun: Armed Resistance and the Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813030180
eISBN:
9780813051543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030180.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter recalls the experiences of the members of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) in the state of Louisiana. Unlike the freedom movement in Tuscaloosa, civil rights activism in the rural ... More


The Quality of a Person: Race and Gender Roles Re-Imagined?

Charissa J. Threat

in Nursing Civil Rights: Gender and Race in the Army Nurse Corps

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039201
eISBN:
9780252097249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039201.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on the Army Nurse Corps's (ANC) attempt to deal with not only civil rights activism but also women's rights and gender equality in a fast-changing society. Between the mid-1950s ... More


Post–World War II Civil Rights Activism, Photojournalism, and the Domestication of Civil Rights Lynching Memories

Marouf A. Hasian and Nicholas S. Paliewicz

in Racial Terrorism: A Rhetorical Investigation of Lynching

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496831743
eISBN:
9781496831774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831743.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter provides readers with an analysis of the photojournalism and other visualities that were used by private and public organizations interested in civil rights activism who were working on ... More


The Jesus Revolution from Berkeley to Dallas

John G. Turner

in Bill Bright & Campus Crusade for Christ: The Renewal of Evangelicalism in Postwar America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831854
eISBN:
9781469604756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889107_turner.9
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses how contemporary and later accounts of student culture in the late 1960s have mostly focused on two phenomena: the New Left and the counterculture. The New Left, which briefly ... More


The Origins of the Black Student Leadership Network

Sekou M. Franklin

in After the Rebellion: Black Youth, Social Movement Activism, and the Post-Civil Rights Generation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789384
eISBN:
9780814760611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789384.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the activities of the Black Student Leadership Network (BSLN) from 1991 to 1996. It first describes the BSLN's parent organizations, the Black Community Crusade for Children ... More


Introduction

Robert R. Korstad

in To Right These Wrongs: The North Carolina Fund and the Battle to End Poverty and Inequality in 1960s America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833797
eISBN:
9781469603674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895740_korstad.4
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book is about the politics of race and poverty in America. It tells the story of the North Carolina Fund, a pioneer effort to improve the lives of the “neglected and forgotten” poor in a nation ... More


Biocitizenship on the Ground: Health Activism and the Medical Governance Revolution

Merlin Chowkwanyun

in Biocitizenship: The Politics of Bodies, Governance, and Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479845194
eISBN:
9781479846306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845194.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines medical student activism during the civil rights and War on Poverty era, the momentum it sustained for a short time, and the reasons for its sudden implosion and dissipation. ... More


The Movement Meets the Press: The 1968 Miss America Pageant Protest

Bonnie J. Dow

in Watching Women's Liberation, 1970: Feminism's Pivotal Year on the Network News

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038563
eISBN:
9780252096488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038563.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyzes national press coverage of the feminist protest at the 1968 Miss America Pageant, the event that put women's liberation on the national media map and that would have a ... More


The New Haven Youth Movement

Sekou M. Franklin

in After the Rebellion: Black Youth, Social Movement Activism, and the Post-Civil Rights Generation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789384
eISBN:
9780814760611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789384.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter investigates the New Haven youth movement in the late 1980s. Fostered by a coalition of black college students and working-class youth, the New Haven youth movement coordinated an ... More


Invisible Man and the Politics of Love

Robert Butler

in The New Territory: Ralph Ellison and the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496806796
eISBN:
9781496806833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806796.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Robert Butler’s “Invisible Man and the Politics of Love” rebuts the critique of Ellison as insufficiently engaged politically and alienated from authentic black culture, voiced most recently in ... More


A Refugee from His Race: Albion W. Tourgée and His Fight against White Supremacy

Carolyn L. Karcher

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627953
eISBN:
9781469627977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627953.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

During one of the darkest periods of US history, when white supremacy was entrenching itself throughout the nation, the white writer-jurist-activist Albion W. Tourgée (1838-1905) forged an ... More


Conclusion

Janet M. Davis

in The Gospel of Kindness: Animal Welfare and the Making of Modern America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199733156
eISBN:
9780190609030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733156.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

This chapter explores the changing status of the American humane movement during the World War II era. During the war, animals played an important role in military transportation. The American Red ... More


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